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USS Pampanito

Pier 45 @ Fisherman Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-775-1943
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Pier 45 @ Fisherman Wharf, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-775-1943
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I just loved touring this old sub. In such good condition it looks like it could go out for sea trials again. Well worth the admission price.

Thank dkbeachlovers
Reviewed 6 days ago

Old navy ship that you can enter for $20,- a person.... Most of the boat is in an old state, more care could preserve it for a longer time.

Thank Mels W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't really know about this attraction. We were on the way to see the SS Jeremiah O'Brien, but mu husband wanted to see something that had seen action as more than a cargo ship. We paid twenty dollars and went on an audio tour...More

Thank Whitney L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being in the Navy myself, it was a must to visit the USS Pampanito and to honor all the brave man and woman who fought in WW2. Great self guided audio tour and very nice volunteers. Thank you for the military discount!!! :-)

Thank Valerie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff and nice to see such a working piece of Machinery being preserved. Unfortunately no audio tour available which could have been helpful.

Thank scottie186
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a US WW2 era submarine and you follow an excellent self guided audio tour through the boat gaining access to all compartments along the way Having been in a couple of other subs in the UK this one is slightly larger than its...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was good to finally get on a submarine and see just how cramped these things were in WW2. Very well kept exhibit and really gives you a good feel for how men lived on these things for months at a time in war conditions....More

Thank Adrian N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unbelievable to be inside a ww2 sub. After conquered fear that it might feel claustrophobic lol,,,,,it did not feel like it. It was interesting to see how every inch of room was utilised. So glad I visited it and it was worth the money as...More

Thank Jacqueline p P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to take a tour of this submarine as we had reciprocal free passes from our local museum. We have always wanted to tour a submarine. Not sure what we were thinking as we climbed down a steep stairway backwards, as we are not...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my third WW2 sub I have checked out now, so for me it is not going to be as exciting as it would be for someone who has never seen this kind of thing. I will say this was the widest thus far,...More

Thank LifeisTooShort69
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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Is this possible for anyone disabled?
21 July 2015|
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Response from puckerstoppled | Reviewed this property |
This would be difficult for anybody physically challenged due to entrances that are tight and passagways that are narrow. Add to that the need to traverse through hatches to see the entirety of the submarine and the... More
Mauro C
Buongiorno, gradirei sapere se vale la pena visitare il sommergibile. Sono in vacanza a San Francisco a fine giugno 2015. Abito anch'io a Lugano e mi chiedevo se non fosse possibile (se per lei non è un disturbo) vederci x avere delle altre indicazioni. Grazie mille. Capelli Mauro
18 March 2015|
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